Fall 2017

Crowning Achievement

A professor on the runway.

WHO Carolyn Cottrell, associate professor of comprehensive care and pageant contestant.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE Forensic >>

‘Doctor B’ and the Yawgoons

Yes, it’s Rhode Island, but the snowboarding is incredible. Just watch Brendan Gouin and his friends.

It had been less than 24 hours since Brendan Gouin, D09, released his newest >>

A Dream Within Grasp

Diversity initiative lets students try on dental school for a weekend.

Bending over a rubber head in the Sim Clinic, Roshaunda Moreno Kitchen, D20, lifted >>

Gratitude for Where it All Began

A loyal alumnus supports a ground-floor facelift.

William T. Sherman, D62, has always followed his own path in life.

Since eighth or >>

New Director

Triple Jumbo Hubert Park joins alumni board.

Hubert Park, D11, DG14, MPH14, was elected as a director to the executive board >>

Sailing into the Future

D17s set off to make their mark on the profession.

At the School of Dental Medicine’s 149th commencement ceremony, Bruce Baum, D71, H17, recalled >>

A Time to Celebrate

150 anniversary kicks off with Homecoming and Reunion.

The School of Dental Medicine opened its 150th celebration at the 2017 Homecoming and >>

Filling a Need in Maine

In a state without enough dentists, postgraduate residencies boost access to care.

Source: June, 2017, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

When the little boy >>

What I Learned My First Year in Practice

Communication and confidence are key. And keep laughing.

Six months before graduating from Tufts School of Dental Medicine, I began searching for >>

A Bird in Hand

A dentist translates his careful touch to lifelike wood carvings.

Some 30 years ago, Thomas Tomasian, D65, was encouraged by his father to try >>

Top Stories

The Danger of Fluoride Doubt

A flood of misinformation is undermining a successful public health effort.

Coming Attraction

A dentist’s detective novel makes its way to the big screen with stars Andy Garcia, Sofia Vergara and Karl Urban.

Facing a Mystery

A novel use of 3-D imaging might help explain Bell’s palsy, a puzzling facial paralysis.

Gratitude for Where it All Began

A loyal alumnus supports a ground-floor facelift.

Editor's Picks

All the Presidents’ Teeth

Who didn’t floss? Who was a bruxer? And who could have used some whitening strips? Our faculty give some historical smiles a thorough checkup.

Filling a Need in Maine

In a state without enough dentists, postgraduate residencies boost access to care.

21st Century DMD

Educating the next generation of dentists

7 Decades of Smiles

Nancy Farris, 76, has been coming to Tufts for dental care since she was a young girl